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    Our workshop is adjacent to the gallery and shop.
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    Our gallery and shop are full of beautiful yet functional ceramics which will enhance your home, from kitchen and dining ware to giftware
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    Our gallery and shop are open 7 days a week, 10am-5pm
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Handmade Pottery in the Heart of Kent

Aylesford Pottery in Kent is a friendly commercial pottery in the South East of England making a range of handmade ceramics, specialising in hand thrown (on the potter’s wheel), hand built and small-batch cast ceramics. Master potters Alan Parris and Billy Byles run the pottery, creating a combination of studio pottery and commissions for various artists, restaurants, gift shops and architects.

Alan Parris and Billy Byles began to manage Aylesford Pottery in 1999 after gaining many years of experience working for some of the biggest potteries in London, Kent and abroad. Their background has been in all aspects of producing thrown and hand-built ceramics, kiln and speciality firing, and glaze development. Their expert skills, knowledge and passion for the craft means they are in constant demand as master craftsmen in the truest sense of the word.

Aylesford Pottery has expanded under the tenure of Alan and Billy to include three core elements: